Multicenter cross-sectional study of asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease among patients with a single previous coronary or cerebrovascular event in the Arabian Gulf

Amit Kumar, Marzouk Al-Bader, Hassan Al-Thani, Ayman El-Menyar, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Ibrahim Al-Zakwani, Dirk Deleu, Mohammed Ismail

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Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the epidemiology and predictors of asymptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) in patients with a single previous coronary or cerebrovascular event in the Arabian Gulf. Methods: This was a cross-sectional, multicenter, observational survey in consecutive patients (≥18 years) with documented previous coronary and/or cerebrovascular atherothrombotic event in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait and Qatar (64 centers), from October 2008 to December 2010. PAD was defined as an ankle brachial index

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1725-1732
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Medical Research and Opinion
Volume30
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Ankle brachial index
  • Arab
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Kuwait
  • Middle East
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Predictors
  • Prevalence
  • Qatar
  • United Arab Emirates

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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